Webb v. R.J. Reynolds

VERDICT

Trial
11/05/14 – 11/12/14

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Summary

In this Engle progeny tobacco suit, plaintiff Dianne Webb, as the personal representative of the Estate of her father, James Kayce Horner, claimed defendnat tobacco manufacturers fraudulently concealed the dangers of smoking, which caused her father's smoking addiction and his fatal lung cancer.

In the first trial. , the jury awarded $8M in compensatory damages and $72M in punitive damages.

However, on review, Florida's First District Court of Appeal found that the award was motivated by prejudice and remanded for a redetermination of damages.

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Outcome

Phase 1 for Plaintiff $900,000.00

Phase 2 - punitive damages $450,000.00

Sessions

NOV
5
AM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
PM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
NOV
11

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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